hen or rooster??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by brigitte41, Aug 19, 2013.

  1. brigitte41

    brigitte41 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi, could any of you lovely people tell me whether these 10 week old orpingtons are hens or roosters please, i have 11 with 4 definate roos, these im not sure about but im thinking hens? i do hope so! green, red and yellow

    many thanks

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  2. Pele

    Pele Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The first is a definite roo. I can't see the side profiles of the other two well enough to determine on them. Can you post closer pics of their profiles?
     
  3. brigitte41

    brigitte41 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    right, here goes again, hope these photos make it clearer,[​IMG]

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  4. Pele

    Pele Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The other two look pretty henny. Just the yellow banded one is showing hackle feathers.
     

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